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Mayflower WALDO Document
Posted by: Craig Franklin Date: February 03, 2001 at 04:57:07
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FYI:
Original document in MAYFLOWER papers:
http://www.mayflowerfamilies.com/documentcenter/massachusetts%5Fdocuments%5F2.htm

Cornelious and Samuel Waldo
A four page,8x14,handwritten ledger sheet from the Stillhouse,Boston,New England,1734.The Stillhouse
was owned by Cornelious and Samuel Waldo.The ledger is in Cornelious's hand.Cousins,the Waldo's
were prominent and wealthy businessmen in Colonial Boston.They owned and operated a Distillery of
rum,coupled with a "grog" house,where many political rallies were held.Samuel went on to own over
500,000 acres in Maine,plus land in many other states.Cornelious owned numerous plots of land as
well,providing funds to build the present day Worcester,MA.These four pages contain information of
shipping adventures to the West Indies,with payment in beaver hatts and rum.Also are other
transactions of the distillery. Names appear to include John Dabney, Fairth Waldo, Jones, Elizabeth
Hubbard, Samuel Waldo, Daniel Bell, John Lee, John Tyng, John Leach. (Large document when viewed
at full size)




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